Americans’ Attitudes About Privacy, Security and Surveillance
Many Americans want control over their personal information and freedom from observation during the activities of their daily lives, but they are not confident that the government agencies or businesses that collect data about them can keep that information private and secure.
What Internet Users Know about Technology and the Web
Three-quarters of online Americans know which is bigger, a megabyte or a kilobyte, but only 9% are able to correctly identify the first widely popular graphical web browser. How much do you know about the web and digital technology?
Streams, Stacks, Snacks, Socials, Signals
Networked information and the different ways users receive, process, create, and share it.
Dating & Mating in the Digital Age
Relationships and technology in the modern era.
Older Adults and Technology Use
Adoption is increasing, but many seniors remain isolated from digital life
World Wide Web Timeline
A timeline of the major milestones and small moments that have shaped the Web since 1989.
The Web at 25 in the U.S.
The overall verdict: The internet has been a plus for society and an especially good thing for individual users
Couples, the Internet, and Social Media
The internet, cell phones and social media have become key actors in the lives of many American couples. Technology is a source of support and communication as well as tension, and couples say it has both good and bad impacts on their relationships.
E-Reading Rises as Device Ownership Jumps
The proportion of Americans who read e-books is growing, but few have completely replaced print books for electronic versions.
African Americans and Technology Use
While African Americans continue to trail whites when it comes to internet use and home broadband adoption overall, young African Americans are just as likely as their white counterparts to use the internet and have especially high rates of Twitter use.